Eckerd College requires at least 36 to complete a bachelor's degree.
If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Eckerd College accepts transfer credits. Additionally, Eckerd College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 67% of students who start college at Eckerd College complete all the credits required within six years.
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Reminder: Eckerd College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Eckerd College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are required to fulfill a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement.
Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with Eckerd College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Eckerd College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Eckerd College.Eckerd College allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative. Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major. Eckerd College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
✅ Eckerd College offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
❌ Eckerd College false or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.
✅ Eckerd College true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
🟨 To learn more about any possible honors programs at Eckerd College, check with the school directly. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Eckerd College.
🟨 Eckerd College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Armacost Library.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
Eckerd College offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Columbia University
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does Eckerd College have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Eckerd College has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Eckerd College include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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